Khione Outdoor Gear, led by mechanical engineering grad students Casey Messick and Caleb Lystrup, won both SIOY first place and the crowd favorite award. Their product, SHEL, is a lightweight hammock covering that uses heat transfer technology to keep campers warm. Read more.
BYU's Cybersecurity Team took home first place in the Rocky Mountain Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for the second year in a row. In a male-dominated competition, BYU's team stood out with four females and four males on the team, being the only gender-balanced team nationwide both this year and last year.
More than 800 elementary and middle school students plunked down self-built robots in the Lehi Legacy Center pool and maneuvered them through a series of underwater obstacles in the annual Utah Underwater Robotics Competition. BYU engineering and technology faculty and students started the program five years ago to help Utah school children learn STEM principles in a fun setting.